Gareth Williams is a UK based art and architectural historian. He has lectured widely on a variety of subjects and has written on architectural history in Apollo magazine and the Georgian Group Journal, amongst other publications. He is author of Masterpieces from the Ford Collection (2011) and The Country Houses of Shropshire (2021). He graduated with first class honors in the history of art from the University of Manchester in 1992 and completed his masters at the same university in 1994. Since 2006 Gareth has been the curator and head of learning at the Weston Park Foundation. He was previously a curator for the National Trust at Nostell Priory and, before that, was a regional director at Sotheby’s.